The state of New York will issue P-EBT benefits for summer 2022. In this post, we will provide a detailed update on New York 2022 P-EBT Benefits.

We will explain who is eligible, benefit amounts, and when benefits will be reloaded onto P-EBT cards.

Also, we will provide information on how to check your P-EBT card balance and how to reach the P-EBT customer service center.

"New York 2022 P-EBT Update"

What are P-EBT Benefits?

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a temporary federal food benefits program for families to buy food to make up for school meals that were missed while students were enrolled in remote/blended learning.

Benefits can be used anywhere food stamps are accepted, most grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

When will New York Issue P-EBT for Summer 2022?

Here’s what you need to know:

NYC Students

This summer all families of New York City public school students will receive $375 per child in P-EBT food benefits.

This is the Summer 2021 P-EBT food benefits – which are being paid in the Summer of 2022.

The date for payment of the 2022 P-EBT benefits has not yet been announced.

The P-EBT program was created to help families pay for meals during remote learning while schools were closed due to the pandemic.

Families do not have to apply for P-EBT food benefits.

The benefits of $375 per child will automatically be issued to eligible children.

If your child attends public school in NYC, here’s what you need to know about summer 2022 P-EBT:

  • Benefits will automatically be issued to all eligible students, program enrollment is not required.
  • For students whose households receive SNAP, Temporary Assistance, or Medicaid benefits, P-EBT benefits will be loaded into those household accounts.
  • For all other students, new cards will be issued to each student specifically for P-EBT benefits and mailed directly to students’ home addresses.

Upstate New York Students:

New York State continues to distribute P-EBT food benefits to all households with eligible children who receive free school lunch under the National School Lunch Act.

Each eligible student will receive $375 in Summer 2021 P-EBT food benefits – which are being paid in the Summer of 2022.

Nearly all eligible children throughout the state, who had their in-person attendance reduced during the 2020-21 school year due to the pandemic have been issued their P-EBT food benefits.

Is there an application for New York 2022 P-EBT Benefits?

No, There is no application for New York P-EBT benefits.

New York P-EBT is issued automatically to eligible students.

Below are the P-EBT benefits that have been issued since 2020:

Phase 1

Covers March – June 2020, and was issued in fall 2020.

Phase 2

Covers Sept 2020 – March 2021 and was issued in June 2021.

Phase 3

Covers April – June 2021, and was issued in fall 2021.

Phase 4

Covers – Summer of 2021 – will be issued in July – September 2022.

How do I check my P-EBT Benefits?

You can check your family’s P-EBT food benefit transaction history by visiting

Also, you can call 1-888-328-6399.

Additionally, for other P-EBT-related questions, please call the P-EBT Food Benefits Helpline at 1-833-452-0096.

New York 2022 P-EBT Benefits Summary

Here’s the bottom line about New York 2022 P-EBT Benefits:

P-EBT benefits of $375 per child will automatically be issued to eligible children in upstate New York and to all children attending NYC public schools.

Payments will be made from July – September 2022.

This summer 2022 payment covers Summer 2021 P-EBT benefits.

P-EBT benefits for Summer 2022 have not yet been announced for New York.


We hope this post on New York SNAP Payment Schedule for September was helpful.

If you have further questions about New York SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.

Need help with the Extra SNAP Schedule? Get the Extra Food Stamps for New York for August 2022.

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